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Vegetable Gardening: Hourglass cukes

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lacemosaic
Hampton, GA
(Zone 7b)

July 20, 2002
12:55 AM

Post #36651

About half of my cucumbers are smaller in the middle than on the ends. And are bent. Has anyone had this problem? Here is a picture. Thanks in advance.

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MaryE
Baker City, OR
(Zone 5b)

July 20, 2002
12:59 AM

Post #307196

Probably the result of uneven watering. Your dry spell is in the middle of the cuke.
Shirley1md
Ellicott City, MD
(Zone 7a)

July 20, 2002
1:51 AM

Post #307227

As long as your cukes taste good and are not bitter, that the most important thing! Actually, I think they look interesting.
lacemosaic
Hampton, GA
(Zone 7b)

July 20, 2002
2:29 AM

Post #307264

That's very interesting...that you can see the dry spell. They have only gotten rain water, so that explains it. They do look interesting...kind of like crook neck squash! Thanks for your help.

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